Mathematics

MATH-040: Number Sense, Computation, and Math Study Skills, Credits = 5
Number Sense, Computation and Math Study Skills emphasizes reinforcement of the student's arithmetic background and its application to common mathematical tasks involving integers, fractions, and decimals. There will be dual emphasis on fortification of mental calculation power with minimum reliance on digital calculation and appropriate use of technology in computing. In addition to math skill content, students will be introduced to a variety of strategies designed to reduce math anxiety and improve student success. Prerequisite: Appropriate placement score or permission of the Mathematics Department.

MATH-054: Special Topics in Math, Credits = 1 - 5
Specific math needs are met for individual students. Student and instructor determine areas of emphasis.

MATH-067: Applied Math, Credits = 1 - 5
Operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division applied to real numbers. Signed number, inequalities, polynomials, fractions, rectangular coordinates, equations, radicals and exponents.

MATH-070A: Proportional Reasoning and Applications, Credits = 2.5 - 5
Introduces students to beginning problems solving methods. Proportional reasoning and the use of appropriate formulae to model and solve problems is emphasized. Prerequisite: Grade of C- or higher in Math 40, appropriate score on placement exam, or permission of the Mathematics Department.

MATH-072B: Pre-Algebra, Credits = 2.5 - 5
Explores mathematical concepts that are foundational to success in algebra. Course will investigate properties of equality and examine how they can be used to solve linear equations in one variable and to solve a formula for a given variable. Prerequisite: Grade of C- or higher in Math 70A, appropriate placement score on placement exam, or permission of the Mathematics Department.

MATH-074C: Beginning Algebra I - Linear Equations, Credits = 2.5 - 5
Introduction to modeling with linear equations in a variety of ways. Using applications, students will interpret two-variable linear equations and systems of equations. Course will demonstrate methods for solving systems of linear equations and methods for generating equations of lines. Prerequisite: Grade of C- or higher in Math 72B, appropriate score on placement exam, or permission of the Mathematics Department.

MATH-076D: Beginning Algebra II - Polynomials and Quadratics, Credits = 2.5 - 5
Introduces operations on and evaluation of polynomial expressions, expressions with integer exponents, expressions and equations involving square roots, and quadratic equations. Prerequisite: Grade C- or higher in Math 74C, appropriate score on placement exam, or permission of the Mathematics Department.

MATH-078E: Intermediate Algebra, Credits = 2.5 - 5
Exposes students to the concepts of functions, domain and range, and focuses on exponential and logarithmic functions. Prerequisite: Grade C- or higher in Math 76D, appropriate score on placement exam, or permission of Mathematics Department.

MATH-080F: Advanced Topics In Intermediate Algebra, Credits = 2.5 - 5
Techniques used to simplify rational and radical expressions and to solve rational and radical equations will be covered. Prerequisite: Grade of C- or higher in Math 78E, appropriate score on the placement exam, or permission of the Mathematics Department.

MATH-115: Finite Mathematics, Credits = 5
Study of mathematical systems encountered in the work of behavioral, managerial, and social science students. Topics include systems of linear equations and inequalities, matrices, linear programming, introductory probability, mathematics of finance, and elementary Markov chains. Prerequisite: Grade of C or higher in MATH 078E or permission of the Mathematics Department.

MATH-201: Introduction to Statistics, Credits = 5
Study of both descriptive and inferential statistics. Topics include data presentation, and analysis, measures of central tendency and dispersion, sampling distributions, parameter estimation hypothesis testing, and linear regression. Prerequisite: Grade of C or higher in MATH 078E, appropriate score on placement test, or permission of the Mathematics Department.

MATH-205: Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers I, Credits = 5
Designed for elementary school teachers focusing on methods of problem-solving, development and structure of number systems, and numerical algorithms applicable to elementary school mathematics. Prerequisite: Appropriate placement score or grade of C or higher in MATH 078E; or permission of Mathematics Department.

MATH-206: Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers II, Credits = 5
Designed for elementary school teachers focusing on topics in geometry, statistics, and measurement pertaining to mathematics taught at the elementary school level. This course satisfies the quantitative skills requirement for the AA degree, provided that MATH 205 has also been completed with a grade of C- or higher.

MATH-220: Linear Algebra, Credits = 5
Designed for students planning studies in mathematics, engineering, computer science, and physics. Topics include systems of linear equations, matrices, determinants, eigenvalues, eigenvectors, vector spaces, linear transformations, orthogonality, and diagonalization. Prerequisite: Grade C- or higher in MATH& 153 or permission of the Mathematics Department.

MATH-238: Differential Equations, Credits = 5
First-order and higher-order differential equations, systems of linear differential equations, LaPlace transforms, numerical methods, and qualitative analysis of ODE's will be discussed. Prerequisite: Grade C- or higher in MATH& 153 or permission of the Mathematics Department.